Experienced San Diego Prostitution Attorney – Best Online Solicitation Defense Law Firm Getting Charges Dropped
You need to call a San Diego prostitution lawyer now If you have been charged with prostitution or online solicitation. The right San Diego online prostitution solicitation attorney can help you stay out of jail. The California state laws are very clear with regards to prostitution where anyone engaging in sexual intercourse or lewd sexual acts in exchange for any form of compensation is guilty of violating the Penal Code 647(b) on prostitution.
PIMPING (Penal Code 266 h)
Penal Code §266h provides that any person who, knowing another person is a prostitute, lives or derives support or maintenance in whole or in part from the earnings or proceeds of the person’s prostitution, or from money loaned or advanced to or charged against that person by any keeper or manager or inmate of a house or other place where prostitution is practiced or allowed, or who solicits or receives compensation for soliciting for the person, is guilty of pimping, a felony, and shall be punishable by imprisonment in the state prison for three, four, or six years.
Further, any person who does the act described above, when the prostitute is a minor, is guilty of pimping a minor, a felony.
Penalties and Punishments For Prostitution Conviction
Prostitution and or solicitation is against the law in California and when convicted is a misdemeanor offense.
For first offender of prostitution or solicitation the penalties are as follows:
- up to six months in a county jail
- up to $1,000 in fines
Legal Defense For Prostitution or Solicitation Charges
When you hire the right criminal defense they can work to prove that you were entrapped and being forced to be a prostitute. Also lack of evidence can be used too for your defense. For those charged with solicitation, lack of evidence and mistaken identity can be used for your defense.
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